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and it coincides with car free day in the district. >>> a car bomb explosion in michigan and now we're hearing from inside the car moments after the explosion. >>> let's check out some of the other stories in our rundown. the news edge at 11:00 will be right back. >> this is fox 5 news em at 11:00. news edge at 11:00. ais >>> tonight we're hearing the frantic 911 call made after a car bomb exploded in monroe, michigan. the call was made by an attorney who was in the car with his two young sons. you can hear pleading for the dispatcher for help. >> monroe county, 911. >> we had a bad accident. my car blew up with two kids. you've been called already but i'm telling you what's going on with the boys okay? i've got two significant leg injuries. they are bleeding. i need someone here now. >> all three were injured and are expected to fully recover of the investigators are still trying to find -- recover. investigators are till trying to find out who planted the bomb and why. >>> prince michael jackson will be in berlin for an auction in november to support di
in northeast washington. signals are on flash here south dakota avenue at michigan avenue. again, if you come up to the intersection, you want to treat it as a four-way stop. approaching pennsylvania avenue, accident still inly with only one leap to the right getting by. only about an eight-minute trip as you travel south of 50 heading down towards the accident scene. right now, to accidents to report coming inbound off of 66. lanes are open as you work your way out of manassas. slow traffic, 50 to 123 and again at the beltway. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> one big story wave been following this morning. the president's plan to find unemployed americans find work. most recent unemployment number will be released tomorrow. as of july, the rate stood at 9.1%. next thursday, the president will outline his plan to jump start the economy. >> the date was pushed back a day after complain from house speaker john boehner. fox 5's sherry ly live on capitol hill with more on the speech fallout. >> reporter: it is when the president wanted to deliver this speech that set off a fire s
of michigan. the book said she married her husband todd nine months later and repeats the allegations this she denied she had an affair with her husband's business partner in the mid- 90s. >>> coming up on the news edge. >> because of quick responses from an employee, a customer, a dispatcher, and some passengers, a life is saved in montgomery county. >> trying to call 911 while having a heart attack and not being able to speak. a combination of technology and some human intervention is hailed for saving a month groomery man's life in that same situation. john henrehan has more. >> reporter: part of the reason the man is alive today is the training and perhaps the intogether is of a 911 -- instinct of a 911 call taker. the public safety operator got an unusual 911 call on tuesday afternoon. >> hello, i need the like of the emergency. can you talk to me? >> reporter: sometimes people make joke calls to 9 ref and sometimes people accidentally dial their phone. and i think hear breathing and sounds, like muffled signs. like someone had accidentally called and from their pocket. >> were any words
married her husband. she was 23. rice was a junior at the university of michigan. the boom also claims palin had an affair -- the book also claims palin had an affair with her husband's business partner in the mid-'90s. palin previously denied that accusation. >>> a troubling report card from our nation's high schools. shawn yancy has your fox 5 top five. >> we begin tonight with disappointing news about our nation's high school students. no. 5, s.a.t. scores down nationwide and reading scores for the class of 2011 were the worst ever recorded. d.c. students on average scored lower than the national average. there is some good news. students in maryland and virginia did better than the national average in every category but math. no. 4, ups is trying to make getting your holiday deliveries easier. it's a brand-new my choice service that gives you more control over how and when your packages are delivered. the free service notifies you via phone, e-mail or text alert when you can expect delivery and there's an option to have is rerouted to wherever you are now. no. 3, google is getting
titled the rogue disgusting lies innuendos and smears which says palin slept with michigan basketball star glenn rice while she of a sports reporter in alaska and snorted cocaine. the author rented a house next to the palins four months. palin hasn't said if she'll run for president if n2012. >>> the last time mortgage -- in 2012. >>> the last time mortgage rates were this low speaking of pts, president truman was in office. shawn yancy has your fox 5 top five. >> no. 5, economic news says this is a great time to buy a house, fixed mortgage rate for 30 years is 4.09%, the average 15 year rate 3.3%. economists believe it is the lowest 15 year rate ever. >>> no. 4 kids with adhd are more likely to get hurt enough to need medical attention than kids without it. the study says it's a disorder associated with impulsive behaviors that may lead children to take more risks. no. 3, healthier happy meals, a local mcdonald's among the first in the country to offer up the new meals that include a side of apple slices and a smaller order of fries. starting t
investment of time and money, mitt romney got 14%. they were both in michigan. romney was quick to mention the policy vulnerabilities. >> they have differing viewing on a lot of differences and they will be weighed by the people. >> he was fourth with 11% followed by ron paul at 10. newt gingrich had 9%. minnesota michelle bachmann was dead last in the florida, that comes just a little over -- >> who will have have to think about how to adjust his policies. >>> the house and senate are -- since tried, september 30th, the federal government will run out of money unless congress can pass a sending bill before then. the one sticking point is money for disaster aid. the house is having trouble getting democrats and tea partyers to grow on how to pay the record it. the senate wants almost double that amount in disaster funds. joining me now is alan. yes i know that. i know you. >> gentlemen, thank you so much for being with us tonight. >> good evening. let's start with you: howow did you get here, yet once again? >> you know, you call me a democrat strategist but i am actually an independent.
that doesn't give us what it used to give us in our par in' generation. >> reporter: in detroit, michigan, where unemployment is 14%, union members held up signs saying america ts to work while they waited to hear from president obama. >> thank you, everybody. >> reporter: the president's message that our economy works best when the middle class is thriving. mr.obama will propose more government action to boost hiring. >> the time for action is now. no more manufactures crises, no more games. now is not the time for the people you sent to washington to worry about their jobs. now is the time for them to worry about your jobs. >> reporter: the challenge is immense. there are 14 million unemployed americans and another 8.8 million who report working as many hours as they would like. companies concerned about the cost of benefits and the economy would likely add more hours before they added more workers. back in greenbelt, maryland, they're still finding reason to celebrate. >> >> say thank you. >> you're welcome. >> i run a nonprofit organization that i started myself. >> reporter: student
. >> reporter: stacy henry visiting from michigan, says there are always a few folks making it look bad for others. >> i think you could say that about any company in any place in america, that there are people would don't do what they're supposed to do at times. >> now, matt tells us the issue really comes down to less than a dozen employees. the sent us bureau deshined our request for an on-camera interview. -- declined our request for an on-camera interview. >>> amazon is launching a new tablet called the kindle fire. it is half the size of an ipad and will be $200 when it goes on sale. the screen measures seven inches diagonally. it will run on a version of google's android software. we'll have a full report on some of the features of the new tablet coming up in our next hour. >>> reebok is handing out $25 million in refunds. the refunds will go to customers would bought reebok's easy tone shoes or apparel. the federal trade commission says reebok made false claims the shoes could top and strengthen muscles but there is no proof of that. >>> groupon is rewarding customers for their
got 14%, he and perry were in michigan when the straw poll went down. room they are was quick to mention perriry. >> we have a different view on all kinds of views, social security,. >> rick santorum was. newt gingrich had 8%, john huntman had two. michele bachmann was dead last in the florida straw poll, just a little over a month after she won the straw poll in iowa. kain's triumph is at the expense of rick perry who will have to think about how to adjust policies while kain needs to capitalize on his victory. >>> if you're still getting used to facebook changes rolled out this week, hang on. the world's number one social network wants to reach further into your life with its new platform, the idea is to allow you to see what your friends are reading, watching and listening to in real time and the profile page time line could be an eye opener. time line says facebook ceo mark zuckerberg is the story of your life, facebook life at least. the profile page will pull all of your old facebook activity from years past out of the archives like a digital scrap book. >> friends that
,000 worth of cigarettes. >>> coming up on the news edge at 11:00 a terrifying car bomb explosion in michigan, hear the 911 tape from inside the car moments after the blast. >>> dozens of cats living in deplorable conditions. this is not a typical hoarder's house. this is a cat rescue shelter, dozens of cats taken from a place claiming to be their safe haven, the filthy conditions that left several cats sick and where the animals are tonight. hi, home. i'm home. genuine glee just $14.99 and $79.99. find what makes you happy at a price that makes you homegoods happy. >>> monitoring metro now, a welcome sight for riders at the foggy bottom metro stop. a second new escalator is now up and running. the first repaired escalator began working in july. metro still needs to repair another broken escalator, no word when that will be done. the transit agency set aside $150 million to replace and repair escalators over the next few years. >>> fox, of course, always monitoring metro. if you see something, say something, report, it send us a photo or video message to. >> we're seeing the -- message. >> we
davidson 40-16 howard eastern michigan game postponed due to weather. >>> pitcher tom malone made his major league debut against the mets let up 4 runs in a 4 and third inning but cracked his first home run on the very firstpitch. >>> ryan zimmerman came up with bases loaded got unto fall in for a hit nats win 8-7. >>> torn acl. bloody noses lots of physical contact this sport is gaining popularity only for the ladies. chip takes us inside the world of roller derby. >> i loved it. whichever >> you don't get this feeling any where else. >> it takes over your life but you love it. >> we are united like a family roller derby saved my soul. >> go go roller derby look at that girl roll. >> roller derby saved my soul >> almost every day of the week you are doing something derby related. >> like a second job. >> we don't get paid but it is >> really cool it is all women. > ♪ [ music ] >> there is a strategy the object is you have a group of women on the track called the pack of blockers. >> you are playing offence and defense. >> two women in the back called the jammers. the object is to get thr
parent's generation. >> reporter: in detroit michigan where unemployment is 14% union members held up signs saying america wants to work while they waited to hear from president obama. [ chanting ] >> thank you everybody. >> reporter: the president's message our economy works best when the middle class is thriving, mr. obama will support more action to boost hiring. >> the time for action is now no more manufactured crisis no more games now is not the time for the people you sent to washington to worry about their jobs now is the time for them to worry about your jobs. >> reporter: the challenge is immense there are 14 million unemployed americans and another 8.1 million who aren't working as many hours as they would like companies concerned about the cost of benefits and economy would likely add more hours, before they added more workers. back in green belt maryland they are still finding reason to celebrate. >> thank you. >> you are welcome. >> reporter: women like janice now have opportunities to start their own businesses >> i run a nonprofit organization i started myself. >> rep
visiting from michigan says there are always a few folks making it look bad for others. >> i think you can say that about any company and any place in america that there are people who don't do. >> reporter: we tried to speak to some of the employees as they came out, but they were pretty tight lipped. we also asked the census bureau department would they talk about this and they didn't really want to say anything much more than the statement they issued today. >>> the historic lincoln theater on u street could be closing its doors for good next week. d.c. mayor vincent gray says the city cannot afford to give the theater the $500,000 it was expecting. the lincoln theater held an emergency board meeting tonight hoping to find a way to stay open. >> i think it would be a travesty for this jewel to have to close its doors. it means a lot to this community and the district. it is the jewel on u. it is the district's theater. it is an economic driver for the community and without it vendors along u street as well as the community would be hurt. >> the board plans to meet with city officials an
michigan here. this whole area of trough is going to come right on top of us for the weekend. what does that mean? we're going to be chilly and with this cold air aloft, we're going to be cloudy and we're going to be showery, too, going through the next couple of days. it looks like the weekend not that great. not only is there going to be a weekend chill, but talking showers, too. the greatest threat of showers will be tomorrow. there's going to be some showers around on sunday. mostly cloudy tonight, possible shower out there later on. temperature gets down to 52 in town. spotty shower tomorrow morning. a little bit of sunshine. and we become cloudy with showers for all day parts tomorrow. nothing too heavy, but keep the umbrella handy because i think it will be heavy enough at times that you are going to wish you had the umbrella, especially at the maryland game tomorrow. plan for that. a little bit better on sunday, okay? not much better on sunday, but a little bit. you see the temperature there around 60 degrees both days. it's going to be breezy both days. >> and you can watch th
' generation. >> reporter: in detroit, michigan, where unemployment is 14% union members held up signs saying america wants to work while they waited to hear from president obama. >> thank you, everybody. >> reporter: the president's message that our economy works best when the middle class is thriving. mr. obama will propose more government action to boost hiring. >> the time for action is now. no more manufactured crisis, no more games. now is not the time for the people you sent to washington to worry about their jobs. now is the time for them to worry about your jobs. >> reporter: the challenge is immense. there are 14 million unemployed americans and another 8.8 million who aren't working as many hours as they'd like. companies concerned about the cost of benefits and the economy would likely add more hours before they added more workers. back in greenbelt, maryland, they're still finding reason to celebrate. >> say thank you. >> you're welcome. >> reporter: women like janice clayton now have opportunities to start their own businesses. >> i run a nonprofit organization that i started my
. we see the low pressure system now moving across michigan, the trailing front is going to come blasting through here tomorrow and the showers will stay north of us but that low pressure system will have one more piece of energy that comes around it on saturday and that's where we will get those showers from. our temperature right now 77 degrees, we are going to see that dropping, thanks to these winds that are gusting to 22 miles an hour, bringing in the cooler and drier air that we've had off to the west. speaking of drier air, we measure that humidity more easily with a dew point temperature which yesterday was up near the upper 60s to 70 degrees, down to 52 degrees now. that usually gives us some idea of where our temperatures can bottom out and that's where we are headed tonight. i'll show you those lows in a moment. here you can see the beginning of those cooler temperatures coming in. this will get reinforced very big time tomorrow as our stronger push of colder air is going to come in with a second front and again that will happen tomorrow afternoon. you'll notice a band
and emotionally. our walk has women from atlanta, michigan. some are survivors like myself. some are walking in honor or memory of a loved one and it's an opportunity for women and men to come together, make a difference, join in the five against breast cancer and some women meet lifelong friends that will be forever in their lives and they meet them right here on the three-day. >> i know there are people who missed out who didn't realize this was going on this weekend. what can people do who actually missed out today? how can they help? >> well, with this actual event we have public cheering stations as well as our closing ceremonies that will be held on the washington monument grounds sunday at 4:30 p.m. if they go to our website at the threeday.org the locations for the designated areas are delineated. they can come out and cheer on these walkers because they really need your support. it's a way that it kind of increases our comradery, if you will, within the city when we have such a strong support and for those that want to get involved for next year we will be back in washington d.c. oc
-- came in second with 15%, romney won a michigan straw poll. >>> is new jersey governor chris christy having second thoughts on a run for the white house. he is seriously considering throwing his hat into the race for the gop nod governor's press secretary called it speculation and said christy repeatedly said he will not run. the governor will be in the national spotlight this week when he give as speech at the regan presidential library. >>> president barack obama in full campaign mode as he arrives in california he was seattle for two private events yesterday. he is in san jose california where he is holding a town hall hosted by linked in, he is also speaking in mountain view, san diego and los angeles he ends his west coast swing in denver tomorrow. >>> one of the most fascinating stories that came out last week was the greatest mind of the 20th century wrong about something scientists at the world's largest physics lab say subatomic particles have been observed travelling faster than the speed of light that contradicts einstein who says it makes it a pretty big deal. joining us
embracing and bear hugging the tea party. juror mitt romney easily won a michigan straw poll yesterday getting 50% of the vote. rick perry got under 17% and cain took third with 8.5%. >>> now, to some of another top stories we're following. the trial begins today for a fairfax woman accused in the death of her 2-year-old granddaughter. police say carmela de la rosa tossed her grandchild off a sixth floor parking garage walkway last november. her attorney says she will enter an instant defense. >>> the lawyer for a maryland state delegate accused of using campaign funds to help pay for her wedding plans to speak out on the case today. delegate tiffany alston of prince george's county was charged friday with stealing from her campaign. in court documents, prosecutors accused alston of writing checks to herself and cashing them. more than $3500 allegedly went to pay for her wedding while another $660 was used to pay the salary of and employee at her law firm. >>> proof how much antiterrorism tactics have changed since 9-11. >>> two american hikers hel
back to work, and restore the american dream. >> michigan is a huge battle ground state in 2012. and really is a microcosm of the economic pain felt all around the country. two summers ago, the unemployment rate here was over 14%. it has actually gotten better and now 10.9% statewide. but still far too high for a president who is facing voters just over a year from now. in michigan, with the president, ed henry, fox news. >>> 8:36 on tuesday morning. a new round of flu vaccine is rolling out with some good news for everybody who can't stand needles. and that's a lot of people. that story, for you, and so many more, coming up next. >> now it is time for our "my fox half off deal" and this one has you laughing. 64% off at the comedy zone. dc. that's at the double tree hotel. actually in crystal city. and $39 gets you four tickets plus parking. really good deal for a good night out. just go to the web site, myfoxdc.com, click on the my fox half off tab on the right-hand side of the screen and click on the buy now icon. we'll be right back. god for a double date. -- good for a doubl
at michigan you want to treat this as a 4 way stop but we had the crash kennel worth avenue, southbound pennsylvania, that is gone. crash bw parkway, 202, that cleared we are left with bump tore bumper traffic inbound. 410 out of river dale heading back towards kennel worth it is at a crawl, river dale headed into southeast washington wrapping it up other side of town coming from the west eastbound 66 stalled car here before nuttily street out of the roadway all four lanes open big delays headed from fair oaks that is a check of your fox 5 on time traffic. >>> new this morning reports of shots fired at an off duty police officer. the prince georges county officer followed a speeding silver audi with connecticut license plates 2:30 a.m. and continued on to 270 northbound someone in that audi fired shots at the officers car and exited on route 21 before firing more shots as the vehicle continued northbound 270 no one was hurt the car got away last seen near the weigh station in hyatts town. >>> president barack obama's one day delay of his jobs and econo
detroit michigan. she lived the second half of her life in detroit. i knew about her as a little girl. but what she passed, you know, all of the things that i carried as a little girl knowing about her i wanted to know more about her. i wanted to know more about that moment in time. what happens is when you start doing research, you immerse yourself in this character and i found out we had akin dread -- a kindred spirit in terms of being a black woman trying to make it in a difficult industry, her coming up at a time when all black people were considered second class citizens and so i realized by writing this piece it was going to present a healing of education, for people to really know who she was, know some of the other people that were involved, that need to be spoken about, people need to know their names about some of the other important ladies who had taken off that assistance. i included that. >> i want to talk to you as well, mr. morgan as the artistic director and talk about the play itself. people that want access to the play, tomorrow nig
and republican and this has been true for awhile. you know, there was i think an unfortunate incident in michigan where james hoffa came out and used the terms sons ofs which is over the top when you go through rush limbaugh and say the only reason this president was elected because he was black and if he weren't black he would be a tour guide in honolulu when you have glen beck saying this president -- i am quoting here. >> i know you looked it up last night. >>> it didn't take me very long you know that he hates white people and is a racist, when you have members of congress calling him a liar, that rhetoric, it is not helpful, to be honest steve if we are trying to get stuff done in the economy people don't care about this stuff they care about their jobs. >> i understand that but there was a speech in january about the new civility remember after gabrielle giffords and you and i sat here eed there ought to be some civility that seems to have disappeared i agree on hoffa that was terrible but then you have andre carson saying the tea party people want to see black people hung then you have max
here. there is rain way out to the west. we will talk about ohio, indiana, michigan, western portions of tennessee and kentucky, placed like that. so -- places like that. nothing here. there is a warm front, the line here moving eastward. it will bring us warmer temperatures, particularly the middle part of the week. the cold front will bring us showers and thunderstorms off and on during the course of the week as well. today is the quietest day that we have on tap with a mix of clouds and sun. reagan national is reporting a temperature of 60 degrees. relative humidity at 80%. winds out of the east at 9 miles per hour with an easterly flow. we have a coastal flood advisory in effect until 3:00. another day of below normal temperatures with clouds and sun. high in town of 72 degrees. not a bad day at all. enjoy it. >> let's check in with julie wright and the commute. >> i have to tell you bumper to bumper slow. the outer loop is slow past colesville road. the inner loop is unusually slow getting past 29 around new hampshire avenue where w
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